Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicCrimes against women

Topic: Crimes against women

‘Filmed, watched from terrace’: How Delhi locality let ‘gang rape’ victim be paraded, didn’t help

Victim was abducted, 'gangraped', assaulted, tonsured, had shoes flung around her neck and her face tarred, then paraded. The Shahdara neighbours jeered and hooted.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the plight of rape victims’ in India

Rape allegations in India often hinge on ‘her word’ against ‘his word’ and this is exactly where so many allegations perish, writes Sangeeta Kampani.

‘Broken bones better’ — Gurugram woman says she jumped off moving auto to flee ‘abduction’ bid

In a series of tweets, Nishtha Paliwal says she had to take the step when the auto driver started going in a different direction, ignoring her objections. Police are yet to track him.

Was waiting for her, says ‘stalker’ who strangled national Kho Kho player in Bijnor with her dupatta

The 24-year-old woman was found murdered and dumped near railway tracks, just 100 m from her home in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor. A daily wager who worked at the railway station was arrested Tuesday.

Police file charge sheet against accused in Delhi Cantt rape-murder case

The charge sheet named the 55-year-old priest of the crematorium in South-West district and its employees as accused, claiming there was sufficient evidence against them.

Woman stripped, paraded naked in Jharkhand’s Dumka district over affair with married man

The woman, who is also married, had allegedly eloped with the man. After being caught Wednesday night, she was assaulted by the family of the man's wife, a police officer said.

One arrested after blood-stained body of teen Dalit girl found in UP’s Ballia

Police said the 15-year-old girl's body was found on 23 May and the accused allegedly killed her as she was exerting pressure on him to marry her.

This documentary tells a common but unheard & tragic story of a ‘witch’ in India

'Testimony of Ana' follows Anaben Pawar in a Gujarat village where, following her father's death and her inheriting his property, villagers brand her a witch and harass her.

SHO, outpost incharge booked for not filing FIR in Budaun ‘gang rape & murder’ case

The 2 are booked under Section 166A of IPC after it came to light they didn't take any action when victim's family came to the police station to report the alleged crime.

On International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, a look at India’s rape crisis

Two reports have highlighted how women survivors are often hesitant to file complaints out of fear or stigma.

On Camera

YourTurn

When a write-off is a triumph: Why Air India sale has both Tata & govt in buoyant mood

Govt could see deal as win considering airline’s dire debt spiral. Meanwhile, Tata should see scale of losses reducing quickly, & no more political attacks from ministers.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Why Yogi formula for lack of jobs, income, self-esteem is a big risk

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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